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wallboard

[wawl-bawrd, -bohrd]
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noun
  1. material manufactured in large sheets for use in making or covering walls, ceilings, etc., as a substitute for wooden boards or plaster.
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Origin of wallboard

First recorded in 1905–10; wall + board
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Related Words for wallboard

Sheetrock, drywall, plasterboard, wallboard

Examples from the Web for wallboard

Historical Examples of wallboard

  • The walls and ceilings were covered with wallboard, properly paneled and carefully and tastefully decorated.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney

  • Tabla ang itap-ung sa lungag, Use a piece of wallboard to cover the hole.


British Dictionary definitions for wallboard

wallboard

noun
  1. a thin board made of materials, such as compressed wood fibres or gypsum plaster, between stiff paper, and used to cover walls, partitions, etc
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